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The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture was established by a lead gift of $5 million from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and matching funds provided by generous members of the Hellenic and Philhellenic community of Southern California. Featuring two named professorships in Hellenic Studies, graduate student funding, and support for the arts, the Center builds on UCLA’s strengths across many academic fields, placing Hellenic culture within a broad historical and contemporary context. Located at one of the most prestigious public universities in the United States, the Center will have a tremendous impact on a...Learn More About Us
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Dr. Simos Zenios named Associate Director of the Center
The Center is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Simos Zenios as Associate Director. Dr. Zenios received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Harvard University. His...
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We welcome you to attend one of our upcoming events or lectures and see the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture in action! To donate online please visit: Giving to the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture Or if you... Read More
Of our Goal
On behalf of the Steinmetz family, Charlie Steinmetz, a longtime UCLA supporter and alumnus, has established the Steinmetz Collection Endowment in Hellenic Studies at the UCLA Library. The endowment will support the study of Hellenic culture at UCLA through the acquisition, processing, preservation of Library... Read more